Tuesday, September 3, 2013

4 out of 5 TV doctors agree...

...that the first thing a young medical intern should do to fortify himself at the beginning of a long shift is to buy a pack of cigarettes.

I just started watching Warner Archives DVD set of season 1 of "Dr. Kildare," and that IS what is going on here in the first epiosde, "Twenty-Four Hours," right? I mean, it's not like Jimmy Kildare is hitting Q5 on the jukebox to hear "Duke of Earl," right?

Can't blame the young doc for smiking, though, at Blair General. He may jus be doing it in self-defense. After all, in the same episode,look closely under mentor Dr. Gillespie's nose after he tells off his charge. He is literally breathing fire:

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